The poster presentation details are as follows. The full text of the abstract will be posted to the AACR website on March 29.
Abstract Number: CT105
Session Name: PO.CT04 - Phase I-III Trials in Progress: Part 1
TITLE: AUTO1, a novel fast off CD19CAR delivers durable remissions and prolonged CAR T cell persistence with low CRS or neurotoxicity in adult ALL
Session Date: Monday, April 1, 2019
Session Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Georgia World Congress Center, Exhibit Hall B, Poster Section 17
AUTO1 is a CD19 CAR T cell investigational therapy designed to overcome the limitations in safety - while maintaining similar levels of efficacy - compared to current CD19 CAR T cell therapies. Designed to have a fast target binding off-rate to minimize excessive activation of the programmed T cells, AUTO1 may reduce toxicity and be less prone to T cell exhaustion, which could enhance persistence and improve the T cells' abilities to engage in serial killing of target cancer cells. In 2018, Autolus signed a license agreement under which Autolus acquired global rights from UCL Business plc (UCLB), the technology-transfer company of UCL, to develop and commercialize AUTO1 for the treatment of B cell malignancies. AUTO1 is currently being evaluated in two Phase 1 studies, one in paediatric ALL and one in adult ALL.
For information about the trials, visit https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02443831 and https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02935257
About Autolus Therapeutics plc
Autolus is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing next-generation, programmed T cell therapies for the treatment of cancer. Using a broad suite of proprietary and modular T cell programming technologies, the company is engineering precisely targeted, controlled and highly active T cell therapies that are designed to better recognize cancer cells, break down their defense mechanisms and eliminate these cells. Autolus has a pipeline of product candidates in development for the treatment of hematological malignancies and solid tumors. For more information please visit www.autolus.com.
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